Fireplace crews have been known as to assist a cat that bought caught up a tree in Rochdale – however first they needed to rescue its proprietor.

The animal turned trapped 10 metres up in Additional Heights Street on Monday (February 15).

A lady known as the RSPCA after recognizing the pet in a tree in her backyard.

She believed he had been there for 5 days.

Animal rescuer Stephen Wickham was on his manner when he then acquired a name from Higher Manchester Fireplace Service.

Fireplace officers mentioned they have been already on the scene because the cat’s proprietor had tried to rescue his pet and bought caught up the tree.

Fireplace crews needed to rescue the proprietor

They used a 10-metre ladder to achieve the person and he was in a position to make his manner all the way down to security.

When a firefighter went to achieve the cat, the frightened feline fell from his department and landed on one beneath.

Fortunately, he was in a position to leap all the way down to security.

Mr Wickham mentioned: “I’ve labored for the RSPCA for 25 years and in that point, I’ve been known as to quite a few cat rescues – however that is solely the second time in my profession I’ve been to a rescue the place the poor proprietor had additionally bought caught up the tree too.

“On this case the proprietor needed to be rescued from hazard and because it turned out the cat managed to get down himself.

“In a overwhelming majority of circumstances cats are very able to getting themselves down from a tree, so except there are particular circumstances, we advise house owners to try to coax their pet down with robust smelling meals like fish and if that doesn’t work to offer us a name again after 24 hours.

“After that point an RSPCA officer will then go to to see if we can assist however it can be crucial that individuals mustn’t attempt to rescue a cat from a tree themselves.

“The RSPCA and fireplace service are absolutely skilled to securely cope with these sorts of incidents.”


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